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BOOK REVIEW: 'Our Auntie Rosa' by Sheila McCauley Keys with Eddie B. Allen Jr.

Family stories are the glue that holds you all together. And in the new book "Our Auntie Rosa," you’ll read one family's recollections of an icon.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage' by Selina Alko

Falling in love was very easy. Richard Loving and Mildred Jeter did that right after they met, and it didn’t take long for them to decide that they wanted to get married and raise a family. But there was one ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Is There Life after Football?: Surviving the NFL' by James A. Holstein, Richard S. Jones and George E. Koonce Jr.

A helmet to the head, helmet to the chest, a cleat to the leg, and it's big news: football is a brutal sport and we all know its potential career-ending effects. But what happens after the cheers go silent?

'Ancestors' Book Recognized by Noted Lit Critic

"Our Ancestors, Our Stories," a robust collection of ancestral research, was recognized among noted film and literary critic Kam Williams' top Black books of 2014.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully' by Allen Kurzweil

You've bloodied your share of noses in your lifetime. And, as you'll see in the new book "Whipping Boy" by Allen Kurzweil, if you were the one who did the bloodying, someone will remember your name forever.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Undertaker's Daughter' by Kate Mayfield

Have you ever gotten a gift that was different — and better — than you expected? That’s what happens when you open "The Undertaker's Daughter."

BOOK REVIEW: 'Driving the King' by Ravi Howard

Everybody has that one friend…

BOOK REVIEW: 'Embracing the Love God Wants You to Have' by Taffi Dollar

Your New Year's Resolution is to find love. You've vowed to open your heart and your mind and this year, you're going to do it. But dating is fraught with trouble, so where do you begin?

Marion Barry Autobiography Makes NYT Bestseller's List

Marion Barry's autobiography, "Mayor for Life: The Incredible Story of Marion Barry, Jr.," has made The New York Times Bestseller List, his family announced Monday.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The House with Sixteen Handmade Doors' by Henry Petrowski

Remodeling never ends. That's a fact when you're a homeowner. There's always something to do, something to upgrade, some way to make a house your own. New flooring, paint, move the fixtures, add another room, and, well, you know where ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'All I Really Want' by Quinn Caldwell

You love the holidays, but there's no denying that they can be stressful. The last thing you want is to put more on your to-do list, but when you add "All I Really Want" by Quinn Caldwell, you'll see things ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Memoirs of an Elf' by Devin Scillian, illustrated by Tim Bowers

You always do your chores right because people depend on you. But in the new book "Memoirs of an Elf" by Devin Scillian, an important job is done correctly because Christmas depends on it!

BOOK REVIEW: 'Identity Theft Alert' by Steve Weisman

Every time you hear another report of credit information breached (and the attendant hassle involved), it might seem like thieves are everywhere these days — and that suspicion might not be too wrong.

The Making of 'Purple Rain': Prince's Movie Subject of New Book

Journalist Alan Light takes fans behind the scenes in a new book about pop superstar Prince and the making of the 1984 seminal "Purple Rain" album and movie.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The American Plate' by Libby H. O'Connell, Ph.D.

You've got a lot on your plate this month, in more ways than one. And in "The American Plate" by Libby H. O’Connell, you'll learn the stories our food can tell.